Welcome to Blue Ride

2019 - We currently have a full schedule with no spaces on courses locally

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At BLUE RIDE we extend a warm welcome to beginners - plus in recent years many experienced power boaters are discovering that their insurers are specifying RYA Powerboat Level 2 as a minimum qualification.

We operate superb RIBs in Christchurch Harbour and Christchurch Bay and offer the following RYA powerboat courses which are a mixture of theory and practical with as much time spent on the water as possible.

RYA LEVEL 1 - Power                                               1 Day Course

Ideal course for beginners and crews - provides a great introduction to power boating

RYA LEVEL 2 - Power                                               2 Day Course 

Most popular course - provides the skills and theory for competent power boat handling

RYA Intermediate Power2 Day Course

Develops Level 2 skills - passage planning using traditional and electronic navigation

ICC - International Certificate of Competence2 Day Course

We can run this qualification alongside of the RYA Level 2 course at no extra cost.

If you are planning to go boating in Europe or the Mediterranean the International Certificate of Competence is now required in most countries to hire or operate boats.

We also offer one to one tuition or own boat training. If you are not sure about your level of experience please contact us and we can discuss the best choice of course.

Blue Ride RIB & Powerboat Training

For expert RYA power boat & RIB training in Christchurch Bay see RYA Courses

RIB, powerboat and RYA courses in Mudeford, Christchurch Harbour, Christchurch Bay, Bournemouth Bay, Hampshire and Dorset

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